Northwestern Law's Executive LLM (ELLM) is designed to offer international lawyers, business managers, compliance officers, and policy makers a strategic perspective on business law in the United States. The course topics for the curriculum have been carefully selected to maximize knowledge and practical skills in managing legal aspects of business transactions conducted within the United States, or with U.S. based companies. Admission to the program is competitive and applicants must be willing to commit to an intense course of study.
- The program is held over a period of two years. During that time, students will participate in courses such as Introduction to Constitutional Law, Contract Law, Commercial Law, Business Associations, International Taxation, Uniform Commercial Code and Administrative Law. Courses are held in Seoul during the evenings and weekends and there will also be a two week January Course held in Chicago.
- Students must complete 20 law credit hours to earn an LLM degree. They will also be working on a Master of Intellectual Property or a Master of Arts in Intellectual Property from KAIST School of Innovation or Hallym University of Graduate Studies, respectively.